Gretsch-GEAR Atkins in the ‘70s: Axes and Chets 7690 Super Gretsch

2001 Gretsch 7690: 019690-48

Owned by
Caliban335
Body style
Single Cutaway Hollowbody
Color(s)
Cherry Red
Fretboard
Ebony with unknown inlays
Nut
Unknown
Pickups
Modern Ceramic Magnet FilterTron
Tuners
Unknown
Controls
  • Master Volume
  • Pickup selector switch
  • G-Arrow knobs
Bridge
Bar
Tailpiece
Bigsby B-6C (V-cutout)
Modifications

It has been rewired with a Hot Rod circuit. The roller bridge has been replaced with a copper Tru-Arc. The severely bent Bigsby blade handle has been replaced with a Duane handle.

Unusual factory features

Mid body binding, banjo-style fretboard and headstock inlays, tone control (no "mud" switch) on a Filter'Tron model

Added to Gretsch-GEAR
3 years ago Last modified 2016-08-03 08:04:10

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